Edwardsville, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 21,491. Estimated population in 2021: 24,047 (+11.9% change)
Males: 10,031 (46.7%), Females: 11,460 (53.3%)

Madison County

Zip codes: 62025.

Median resident age: 33.4 years
Median household income: $50,921
Median house value: $99,200

Races in Edwardsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.1%)
  • Black (8.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (32.9%), Irish (12.6%), English (11.3%), Italian (5.2%), United States (4.9%), Polish (4.0%).

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 13.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Edwardsville

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 41.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edwardsville city

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

3.0% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.9% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,304 (+32.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Edwardsville:

  • ANDERSON HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MARYVILLE, IL)
  • ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; GRANITE CITY, IL)
  • ALTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; ALTON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Edwardsville:

  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 8 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 21 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 28 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Edwardsville:

  • ST LOUIS METRO-EAST/SHAFER FIELD (about 13 miles; ST JACOB, IL; Abbreviation: 3K6)
  • ST LOUIS DOWNTOWN (about 22 miles; CAHOKIA/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: CPS)
  • HIGHLAND-WINET (about 23 miles; HIGHLAND, IL; Abbreviation: H07)
Amtrak station near Edwardsville:

  • 15 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Colleges/Universities in Edwardsville:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (Full-time enrollment: 10,038; Location: IL State Rte 157; Public; Website: www.siue.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ALVAREITAS COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 28; Location: 333 S KANSAS ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Edwardsville:

  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 19 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 22 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 25 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 25 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 25 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,939)
Public high school in Edwardsville:

  • EDWARDSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,257; Location: 6161 CENTER GROVE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Edwardsville:

  • METRO-EAST LUTHERAN HIGH SCH (Students: 232; Location: 6305 CENTER GROVE RD; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Edwardsville:

  • LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 837; Location: 1 DISTRICT DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 791; Location: 145 WEST STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WOODLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 714; Location: 59 S STATE RT 157; Grades: 03 – 06)
  • LECLAIRE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 571; Location: 801 FRANKLIN AVE; Grades: PK – 02)
  • COLUMBUS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 315 N KANSAS ST; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • N O NELSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 409; Location: 1225 W HIGH ST; Grades: PK – 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Edwardsville:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 600 WATER STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST BONIFACE (Students: 298; Location: 128 NORTH BUCHANAN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 1802 MADISON AVE; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Edwardsville:

  • EDWARDSVILLE P.L. (Operating income: $759,047; Location: 112 S. KANSAS; 84,842 books; 4,261 audio materials; 3,261 video materials; 254 serial subscriptions)

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